real estate

April 25, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Planning Chair Casey Anderson on the Bethesda Downtown Sector Plan: ‘We are at the End of the Road’ (VIDEO)

Casey Anderson, chair of the Montgomery County Planning Board, answered some questions (see video above) about the Bethesda Downtown Sector Plan, shortly before a work session on the plan with the Montgomery County Council on Tuesday morning. The sector plan is a blueprint for development in Bethesda over the next 20 years or so. “We […]

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January 3, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Berliner Suggests Metro Could Sell Land It Owns “For Substantial Funds”

Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner recently met with WMATA General Manager Paul Wiedefeld and Nina Albert, the director of real estate for WMATA, to discuss ways in which the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) could “maximize its real estate holdings.” In a Dec. 22nd follow-up letter to Wiedefeld, Berliner wrote: “WMATA’s real estate […]

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December 2, 2016 | Sonya Burke

The Octave 1320 Attracts First Time Homebuyers to Silver Spring (VIDEO)

What do you get when you convert a 1964 office building to residential on Fenwick Lane in Silver Spring? The Octave 1320, a condominium building that is proving to be popular with first time homebuyers. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports.

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May 10, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

GCAAR Oppose Recordation Tax Increase (VIDEO)

Dozens of members of the Greater Capital Area Association of Realtors (GCAAR) turned out for a Montgomery County Council public hearing on bill 15-16 on Tuesday. The bill would increase the recordation tax in the County. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, GCAAR members discuss why they oppose the bill. Related Posts: 

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April 24, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Council President Unveils Plans to Increase Recordation Tax to Raise Capital Funds (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President Nancy Floreen introduced legislation to increase the recordation tax to help raise funds for additional school construction and affordable housing. CCM’s Susan Kenedy reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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April 19, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Floreen Proposes Rate Increase in Recordation Taxes, GCAAR Opposes (VIDEO)

UPDATED Montgomery County Council President Nancy Floreen introduced legislation this week to change the rate of the recordation tax paid when properties are sold or refinanced. According to a Council news release, the tax premium only applies to sales and refinancing above $500,000 and the move will stimulate funding for additional school construction and affordable […]

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September 29, 2015 | Staff Writer

Maryland 8th Congressional District Candidate Forum Set for Oct. 1

The Greater Capital Area Association of Realtors (GCAAR) is hosting a Maryland 8th Congressional District candidates forum and debate on Oct. 1 at its offices in Rockville. The six Democrats running for this seat, David Anderson, Kumar Barve, Will Jawando, Kathleen Matthews, Jamie Raskin and Ana Sol-Gutierrez have confirmed their participation, according to the event’s […]

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January 14, 2015 | Krista Brick

Gaithersburg’s Downtown Crown Sells for $162.8 Million

As bulldozers and contractors continue to build out the Crown community in Gaithersburg, an Illinois real estate investment trust bought Downtown Crown at a $162.8 million price tag. Retail Properties of America, Inc. is the new owner of the retail portion of Downtown Crown, in Gaithersburg, the commercial core of the city’s newest planned community, buying it […]

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October 11, 2013 | Staff Writer

“We Can Make the Biggest Impact” (Video)

In this MyMCMedia extra, find out why Jeffrey Abramson of The Tower Companies is so passionate about helping his industry do more to protect the environment. You can watch more reports from the Bethesda Green Gala below:

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May 10, 2013 | Gary Edell

photo three Irvington Centre office building in Rockville

Evaluating Your CRE Requirements

The previous edition of Edell’s Premises addressed a general timeline to complete the evaluation and possible relocation of your current office, retail, flex or warehouse facility.  There are several facets of the relocation process that you should consider as you approach the evaluation of your commercial real estate requirements. 1) Economics – What can your […]

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